Cutting Board for my wife

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Project by Mike_in_Ohio posted 01-09-2010 06:23 PM 2311 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a board similar to the board I made for a wedding gift, only she wanted it thicker. Here is the completed board.

Woods are Cherry, Bubinga, Maple, Paduak, Purpleheart, Walnut.

Dimensions are 12 3/4×21 1/8. It is just short of 2” thick.

-- Mike

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#1 posted 01-09-2010 06:24 PM

Nice looking cutting board.

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#2 posted 01-09-2010 06:28 PM

Mike, this is a nice looking cutter. You chose a nice wood combination and design as well.

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#3 posted 01-09-2010 06:45 PM

Sure hope my Wife And Daughter do not even see this!

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#4 posted 01-09-2010 06:49 PM

Very Nice! I have a couple questions – What are the final dimensions? The finish looks excellent – what is it?

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#5 posted 01-09-2010 06:51 PM

She never bring herself to put a knife to it ….LOL it a beautiful board nice design wood combo as well…Blkcherry

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#6 posted 01-09-2010 10:02 PM

Really nice board. I agree, the finish and block-alignment are superb.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#7 posted 01-09-2010 10:14 PM

I added the dimensions to the description above.

I normally finish my boads with General Finsihes Salad Bowl finish. I use a procedure similar to the Wood Whisperer.

On this board I used some other varnish I had because my GF Salad Bowl finish had gone bad.

-- Mike

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#8 posted 01-09-2010 11:57 PM

Good looking board.. choice of timbers and colors is outstanding.

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#9 posted 01-10-2010 12:28 AM

looks good

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#10 posted 01-10-2010 01:28 AM

Good looking board!
Nice Job :)

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#11 posted 05-05-2011 04:39 PM

Nice work! Sure she loved it!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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